1778, 1943 : Americans will always fight for liberty.

Description:

U.S. soldiers in helmets and coats march forward on snow, looking back in review at colonial militiamen with rifles, some in torn clothing or bloody bandages. A badge of the U.S. flag is displayed prominently on the shoulder of the soldier nearest the viewer.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1943
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 17,150
Past 30 days: 200
Yesterday: 0
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

U.S. soldiers in helmets and coats march forward on snow, looking back in review at colonial militiamen with rifles, some in torn clothing or bloody bandages. A badge of the U.S. flag is displayed prominently on the shoulder of the soldier nearest the viewer.

Note:

"OWI Poster No. 26"

"Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."--Printed at bottom center of poster.

"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1943-O-502684"

"1261" hand-written on front of poster.

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 488.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): colonial militiamen | soldiers | liberty | American heritage | frostbite | snow | wounded soldiers | American Revolution | U.S. flag | winter | militia | freedom
Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 26
Alternate Title: 1778 [and] 1943, Americans will always fight for liberty
Alternate Title: Americans will always fight for liberty
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 275
  • GOVNO: PR 32.5015:26/2
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Perlin 1
  • UNTCAT: b2961937 |
  • OCLC: 54927681 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc425
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public